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Volume 173: debated on Wednesday 6 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many licences have existed to enable persons to act as trustees for the purposes of the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 for each year since 1985–86.

The information is as follows:

Schedule of authorisations under the Insolvency Act 1986
Totals at the year end
Competent authority Secretary of State486284
Recognised professional bodies
Insolvency Practitioners Association226225265
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales790860970
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland175184205
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland8593100
Chartered Association of Certified Accountants9599111
Law Society637097
Law Society of Scotland253133